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Exploring How Spirituality Shapes Conceptualizations of and Feelings About Disability
Disability is a common theme among many religious texts. The Christian Bible in particular displays disability in a negative way. In spite of this, Christian people with disabilities often use their spirituality as a tool ...
Life Expectancy With and Without Cognitive Impairment among Brazilian Older Adults
(Elsevier Inc., 2013-11-20)
Estimating the life expectancy with and without cognitive impairment in an older adult population is critical for understanding the burden of illness on individuals and their families, the health care system, and society ...
Accessibility of Fitness and Recreation Facilities for Persons with Disabilities in a Metropolitan City
A study of the overall accessibility of fitness facilities in the greater Chicago area was conducted using the Fisher exact test and distribution analysis of data collected from a variety of fitness providers. Specifically, ...
Bodies of Surveillance: Disability, Femininity, and the Keepers of the Gene Pool, 1910-1925
This project focuses on eugenic field workers in the United States between 1910 and 1925 in order to highlight the ways in which the U.S. eugenic project imagined disability and femininity. The Eugenic Record Office (ERO) ...
Comparing Accessibility between Two Types of Fitness Centers for People with Disabilities
A study of the accessibility of fitness centers in the Chicago area was conducted using a cross-sectional design with a two group comparison. The research examined both franchise facilities and privately owned facilities ...
Evaluating the initial impact of the revised Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) food packages on dietary intake and home food availability in African-American and Hispanic families
(Cambridge University Press, 2014-01)
OBJECTIVE: The present study assessed the impact of the 2009 food packages mandated by the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) on dietary intake and home food availability in ...
Effective Exercises for Targeting the Gluteus Medius
(Human Kinetics, 2012-08)
The gluteus medius (GM) is thought to play an important role in stabilizing the pelvis and controlling femoral adduction and internal rotation during functional activity. GM weakness, resulting in decreased stabilization ...
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: The Short and Long of It
(Mary Ann Liebert, 2013-03)
Effects of Aging and Tai Chi on a Finger-Pointing Task with a Choice Paradigm
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013)
Abstract: Background. This cross-sectional study examined the effect of aging on performing finger-pointing tasks involving choices and whether experienced older Tai Chi practitioners perform better than healthy older ...
Increased Adiposity, Dysregulated Glucose Metabolism and Systemic Inflammation in Galectin-3 KO Mice
(Public Library of Science, 2013-02)
Obesity and type 2 diabetes are associated with increased production of Galectin-3 (Gal-3), a protein that modulates inflammation and clearance of glucose adducts. We used Lean and Diet-induced Obese (DIO) WT and Gal-3 KO ...